Gaze into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and behold this...monster from Mars? What the heck is this? The first reader to correctly identify this Bay critter will win a free Chesapeake Bay Foundation t-shirt. Enter your guesses as comments below. Ready, set, go!
UPDATE: It is a Mantis Shrimp, or Squilla Empusa, and the winner is Jenny Bahr. Congrats to Jenny, and thanks to everyone for playing.
(Photo from South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.)